Posted at: 11/12/2013 11:22 AM

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Unfortunate Series of Events Lands Rochester Man in Hospital


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(ABC 6 NEWS) -- A Rochester man was on the way to the hospital when he crashed and rolled his car several times Saturday morning.

According to the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department deputies were called to the scene of a rollover accident near the 6400 block of 60th Ave N.W. just after 8 o’clock.

The driver of the car, John Doo Shun Gong, had to be extricated from his car and was flown by Mayo One to Saint Marys Hospital for serious injuries.

Deputies say before the crash Gong had fallen off of his roof and broken his leg. He was driving himself to the hospital when the accident happened. Initial reports show that Gong lost control of the vehicle and rolled several times into the ditch.

The Rochester Fire Department assisted with extricating Gong from the car.